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\ ˈgərth \
1 a band or strap that encircles the body of an animal to fasten something (such as a saddle) on its back
2a a measure around a body a man of more than average girth the girth of a tree
2b size, dimensions
Horses typically swell their lungs when a saddle is put on. You may need to knee their belly in order to properly tighten the girth.